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ADD FUEL is the work of Portuguese artist Diogo Machado.



Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
Beyond Walls

Around 46% of the population in Fall River is believed to be of Portuguese ancestry and the influence of Portuguese culture in the city is palpable and vibrant. So when I was invited by Beyond Walls to paint a mural in the city, my thought process was very straightforward; ’WE, HERE’ would be a classical and pure Add Fuel piece, blue palette with hints of yellow, tile pattens and layers on layers. An ode to this enduring community, a celebration of Portuguese presence and culture in this ’home away from home’ that is Fall River.

Photo © Tost Films